Super Mates Episode 17: The Monster Squad and Super Friends vs. Monsters!

It’s the final trip to the House of Franklin-Stein, and the Franklins have saved the best for last! Okay, maybe not the best, but certainly the most fun! Chris, Cindy and special guest-son Andrew discuss director Fred Dekker’s love letter to all things monsterific, 1987’s The Monster Squad!

Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Creature descend upon 1987 suburbia to bring about an age of never-ending evil. The only thing standing in their way is a bunch of foul-mouthed kids! Along the way the find that Scary German Guys aren’t so scary, monsters CAN be your friends, and most importantly…Wolfman’s got nards!

Then we dig into that dusty longbox one more time, and pull out Super Friends #10. The World’s Greatest Super Heroes rush to the aid of a beautiful blonde woman, plagued by a legion of Monsters! But all isn’t what it seems, and there are lessons to be learned before the end credits roll!

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Chris (aka Earth 2 Chris) co-hosts the Power Records Podcast with the esteemed Rob Kelly over at the Fire and Water Podcast feed!

Next time: We catch up on feedback, and talk about the comic-related shows of the new fall TV season, including The Flash!

One response to “Super Mates Episode 17: The Monster Squad and Super Friends vs. Monsters!

  1. Enjoyed your review. I actually saw Monster Squad before the Goonies and got them mixed up in my head for a while. Keep up the good work.

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